Los Angeles based Filipino Disc Jockey, DJ Icy Ice, Shares Insights of Finding His Own Path
How do you find your voice?
At a local TedX conference for high school students on November 23rd, DJ Icy Ice shared his insights to inspire students to do just that. DJ Icy Ice is an entrepreneur, pioneer and internationally known disc jockey who found his own path in life to become happy and successful.
“DJ Icy Ice electrified our TEDx audience with an amazing presentation and performance. More importantly he shared how he found his voice, passion and purpose as a DJ. Students, teachers and audience members were moved to action by making their dreams a reality. DJ Icy Ice is an inspiration!” said Michael R McCormick, Assistant Superintendent Education Services.
DJ Icy Ice shared and encouraged students to find success in everything they do. His personal story inspired and motivated youth to never give up their dreams.
“I was moved by DJ Icy Ice's talk at TEDx. I am also a DJ and use the same DJ software that he uses for DJing. I hope to be as good as him one day, and make a career from my passion like he talked about,” said Jose Sandoval, student at Val Verde High School.
DJ Ice explained, “As a shy kid growing up, being able to find my voice through music and Dj-ing was the single most important opportunity of my life. I want to be able to share my story, inspire and encourage others to not be afraid to take risks and turn what they love into a lifelong career.”
DJ Ice also shared his passion for and the importance of giving back to the community in appreciation and gratitude for his success. “Being able to use my achievements to help others is not only just something I do, it’s a way of life.” Sharing his story to inspire youth is paramount to that philosophy, but DJ Icy Ice takes his philanthropy further. Most recently, DJ Ice joined forces with local and internationally known comedians to host a comedy event with all the proceeds donated to the victims of Typhoon Haiyan. He and others plan additional events to continue to send aid.
You can learn more about DJ Icy Ice and his passion via his website icyicemusic.com.